This Old House gives you tools and tips when you’re doing anything DIY or handyman related around the house. Today, They’re dealing with the dangerous consequences when handling a chainsaw. It’s too easy for the chainsaw to rip through your jeans and eventually your leg and most accidents that are tool related have to do with the chainsaw. Thats why it’s important, although goofy looking, to wear Safety Chaps. When the Chainsaw hits the chaps, The Ballistic Fibers inside of the chaps spring out to stop the engine and jam it before it gets further in the cut. You’ll probably get a pair of these now right?